Samantha Babiiha Kabahuma

Uganda - Visual Art

Samantha Babiiha Kabahuma

  • AGE : 27
  • COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE : UGANDA
  • CITY : KAMPALA
  • ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE : VISUAL ART, SOCIAL DESIGN

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A few words about your artistic journey

Growing up, the experiences within my family and friends ; and moments within my life became the bases of great beauty and significance. They enriched my journey as an artist through self-expression and later on, self-discovery.

How long have you been an artist ?

I have been an artist since I was a kid ; thus, for 18 years now.

Why did you apply for this grant ? How will the grant support you ?

I have always had a dream of being a socially impactful fashion designer. The grant will provide me opportunity to create concepts and bring life to ideas I have dreamt of and to connect with the global community. It provides me a kickstart for my dream to come alive.

What are your concrete artistic objectives after this residency ?

- Expression of art through fashion for the consumption of others
- Inspire & encourage others to look positively & creatively to the beautiful things through fashion
- Connect globally through fashion

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